Training

Manitoba

Training Calendar 

Training Calendar 

Training Calendar

To register for training, or for any inquiries, please contact
Sabrina Snyder at ssnyder@myparc.ca or 204-661-7071

Courses subject to change, please register.

NOTICE:  Members that have missed two or more classes without notifying the training department of their cancellation will be subject to a registration fee of $200.00, which will only be refunded in the event that they either attend the entire course or cancel with sufficient notice.

Courses Offered

Aerial Lift / MEWP

The Aerial Lift curriculum addresses safety requirements when working with aerial lifts. This is a two day course which covers different types of aerial lifts, how they work and what tasks can be done with each type. It includes recognition of hazards that may be encountered on site when using an aerial lift and inspections of the machines and of the site that are required before using the lifts.

There is a practical portion of the course where the students have time operating a scissor lift and a boom lift.  Students are required to wear fall protection when using the equipment so must have a fall protection course as a prerequisite.

Prerequisite: Fall Protection

Content includes:
Regulations
Aerial lift safety
Scissor lifts
Self propelled boom-supported platforms
Manually propelled aerial work platforms

Construction Fall Protection

The Fall Protection course addresses safety requirements when working from an elevated area. It covers types of fall hazards, types of fall protection, hazards on industrial, commercial and residential sites. It includes fall hazards from stairs, ladders, scaffolds, and aerial lifts. There are numerous practical exercises.  Students must fit, wear and experience the use of harnesses.

Topics include (with corresponding WSH, OH&S and Ontario Regs and CSA standards, where applicable):

Fall Hazards – identification
Calculating Fall distance
Fall arresting devices
Anchors and anchorage points
Full body harness
Lifelines – vertical and horizontal
Rope grabs
Safety hooks
Shock Absorbers
Safety nets
Bottoming out
Impact forces
Inspection of fall arrest equipment
Swing fall hazards
Aerial devices and mobile equipment
Suspension Trauma
Protection from falling objects
Manufacturer designed usage of many fall protection items.
Fall protection plan
Control zones
Travel restraint

Confined Space

Confined Space is a two day course. There will also be demonstration and use of air monitors, supplied air breathing apparatus, self contained breathing apparatus, various half and full face respirators, air filtering and air supplied respirators. Students must demonstrate proper use and care of the above equipment in an uncontaminated atmosphere.

Content includes:
Regulations
Characteristics of confined spaces
Atmospheric conditions
Air monitoring
Ventilation
Lockout
Personal protection and communications equipment
Rescue and retrieval

Powered Industrial Truck Operator

The Powered Industrial Truck Operator curriculum addresses safety requirements when working with lift trucks. It covers types of lift trucks (forklift, telehandler), attachments, stability and lift truck safety. It includes recognition of hazards that may be encountered on site when using a powered industrial lift truck and inspections of the machine and site that are required before using the equipment.

Content includes:
Definition of a power industrial lift truck – forklifts, telehandlers
Different types of lift trucks
Attachments
Hand Signals
Stability of a forklift
Stability of a telehandler
Center of gravity for a load
Load charts
Fork lift parts
Telehandler parts
Operators manuals
Equipment inspections
General maintenance
Operator guide lines
Safety considerations (spotters)
Equipment Inspection
Practical Test

Skid Steer Operator

The Skid Steer Operator course introduces different configurations and types of Skid Steer loaders. It details safe operating procedures, responsibilities, inspections procedures, hazards, controls, attachments and components. Course includes hands-on practical and written evaluations.

Content includes:
Definition of a power industrial lift truck – forklifts, telehandlers
Different types of lift trucks
Attachments
Hand Signals
Stability of a forklift
Stability of a telehandler
Center of gravity for a load
Load charts
Fork lift parts
Telehandler parts
Operators manuals
Equipment inspections
General maintenance
Operator guide lines
Safety considerations (spotters)
Equipment Inspection
Practical Test

AAOS Standard First Aid

The Standard First Aid & CPR/AED course provides comprehensive First Aid & CPR techniques for those who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies in the home or workplace. A variety of topics are covered from basic first aid such as cardiovascular and breathing emergencies, CPR Level A, prevention of disease transmission to more severe sudden medical conditions and injuries to the head and spine. A presentation on how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (and certification) is also provided with the course.

Content includes how to deal with:
Bleeding Control
Shock
Obstructed Airways

Other Courses Offered

Please see “Industry Partners” tab for more information.